Responding to Katrina

Weber, Rick
September 2005
Trailer / Body Builders;Sep2005, Vol. 46 Issue 11, p14
Trade Publication
Focuses on accommodations provided by the construction equipment industry to the victims of Hurricane Katrina in the U.S. in 2005. Views of Tom Rawson, president and CEO of RKI, on helping the evacuees; Efforts of industry firms to offer jobs to the hurricane victims; Effect of the hurricane on New Orleans-based Truck and Transportation Equipment Co. Inc.


Related Articles

  • Trucks deliver help and hope.  // Trailer / Body Builders;Sep2005, Vol. 46 Issue 11, p4 

    Comments on the contribution of the construction equipment industry in helping the victims of Hurricane Katrina in the U.S. in 2005. Generosity of people in the industry in providing the needs of the disaster victims; Assistance provided by the National Truck Equipment Association to its member...

  • EQUIPMENT SUPPLIERS EASE HURRICANE ISABEL'S IMPACT.  // Rental Equipment Register;Nov2003, Vol. 46 Issue 12, p25 

    Reports on the actions taken by many construction equipment manufacturers to respond to the needs of Hurricane Isabel victims in the U.S. Overview of the supply given to homeowners, contractors and emergency-management agencies; Increase in the orders for pumps and electric generators;...

  • 700+ Ike evacuees staying at Latham Springs. Anderson, David // Lakelander (Whitney, TX);9/17/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 38, p1 

    The article reports on the move of Latham Springs Baptist Camp to house and minister over 700 Hurricane Ike victims in Aquilla, Texas.

  • Wave of despair.  // Australian Women's Weekly;Oct2005, Vol. 75 Issue 10, p30 

    This article focuses on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, Louisiana in September 2005. It will take years for the flooded city of New Orleans to recover from the devastation wreaked by Hurricane Katrina on August 29, both in human and physical terms. Many died in the...

  • What now?  // Current Events;12/4/98, Vol. 98 Issue 12, p1 

    Focuses on the death and destruction caused by Hurricane Mitch in Central America. Estimated number of people killed by the hurricane; Effort of the United States government to help the affected Central American countries; Difficulty of helping the survivors who have lost loved ones.

  • Telethon to raise millions for Princeville flood victims. Browne, J. Zamgba // New York Amsterdam News;09/28/2000, Vol. 91 Issue 39, p11 

    Reports a nationwide telethon to raise millions for flood victims in Princeville, North Carolina. Goal of Princeville 2000; Damages caused by Hurricane Floyd and a blizzard; Pioneer works of freed slaves in the town.

  • City makes room for flood victims. Fickenscher, Lisa // Crain's New York Business;9/12/2005, Vol. 21 Issue 37, p1 

    The article reports on the efforts of displaced people affected by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, Louisiana to re-establish themselves in New York City (NYC). New York won't attract the vast majority of displaced Southerners, who want to stay near their homes. But many are coming north...

  • Surviving Mitch. Maldonado, Victoria // NACLA Report on the Americas;Sep/Oct99, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p11 

    Presents the testimonies from survivors of Hurricane Mitch in the Central American countries' Honduras and Nicaragua on October 1998. Estimated number of dead on the floods and mudslides in Posoltega, Nicaragua; Importance of Lake Managua for the Acahualinca neighborhood in Managua, Nicaragua;...

  • After the Hurricane. McCabe, Suzanne // Junior Scholastic;10/3/2005, Vol. 108 Issue 3, p4 

    Presents information on the victims of Hurricane Katrina that affected different parts of the U.S. in September 2005. INSETS: Eyewitness;Old World Charm.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics